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St George's Church, Great War Memorial, Edinburgh

 
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Adam Brown
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:05 am    Post subject: St George's Church, Great War Memorial, Edinburgh Reply with quote

St George's Church, Great War Memorial
Location: St Andrew's & St George's Church, George Street, Edinburgh
OS Ref: NT 254 741

This plaque is situated in a narrow stairway and is very difficult to photograph. I haven't posted it before now but I know someone is reseaching one of the names so I will post it in the hope someone else can provide better images.

St George's was situated in what is now West Register House in Charlotte Square. It's hard to make out the inscription at the bottom but it seems to say that in 1964 when the churches merged that no place could be found for the 1921 memorial and the brass plaque was made to replace it.







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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The location of the plaque on the stairway

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The first man on the list is the Minister of the church. He didn't die as a minister in the Royal Army Chaplians Department though

PAGAN, GAVIN LANG
Rank: Captain
Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
Unit Text: 15th Bn.
Date of Death: 28/04/1917
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Bay 1 and 2.
Memorial: ARRAS MEMORIAL

Thanks to Jim McGinlay for pointing out he is also commemorated on Largs War Memorial

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This memoral is currently in St Andrew's & St George's Church



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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is the former St George's Church, now West Register House in Charlotte Square.



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:17 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The original memorial is WMR 89014.
This, new, memorial is WMR 89015
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